Concord News

Lindbergh collaborates with cities on security

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With school security weighing heavily on the minds of parents, local cities and school districts are doing what they can to beef up security measures. Since the Feb. 14 school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and the latest shooting last week in Santa Fe, Texas, state, city and school district

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St. Charles judge will decide whether Trakas stays as councilman

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A St. Charles judge will decide whether 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, has to forfeit his office for violating the county Charter with his work as an attorney for public school districts. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Douglas Beach transferred the case to the St. Charles County

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Mehlville adds cars and cameras, still focusing on schools’ security

Pictured above: A Mehlville school-resource officer with Oakville Elementary students after the school held a “PJs for Police” day in 2016 to benefit BackStoppers. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com School security is still a top focus of the Mehlville School District months after attention heightened on the issue nationally due to the school shooting

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Lindbergh weighs a challenge in offering free full-day kindergarten

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools has racked up top statewide rankings over the last decade, but now it has another, less positive one: It is the last district in the state that doesn’t offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten. That’s not because the district doesn’t want to offer a full-day program, however, Superintendent Jim

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